Grand Marshal for the 2017 Christmas Parade will be long time JFA member Mr. Frank Frederic.

The 2017 JFA Christmas Parade with the theme, “Louisiana Christmas”, will take place Sunday, Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. The parade will take place along Burnside Avenue in Gonzales.

The parade route will begin along Worthy Road and continue down Burnside Ave. ending before Airline Highway.

Parade celebrations will showcase a wide variety of decorated floats featuring several Parish dignitaries, Christmas music, local elementary and high school bands, dance teams, and the 2017 Jambalaya Queen.

JFA President, Wally Taillon, along with Parade Committee Members is excited to announce the Grand Marshal for the 2017 Christmas Parade will be long time JFA member Mr. Frank Frederic.

He was President of the JFA in 1984 and 1992. He was also crowned Jambalaya Festival King in 1987 and is also a past recipient of the Nora Lee Ricca Award. He remains an active member of the festival today, volunteering at the festival each year.

For those wishing to participate, Registration Forms can be found at our Web Site: www.jambalayafestival.org. and our E-mail: jamfestassociation@gmail.com. Must be pre-registered to participate and no registrations will be taken after Nov. 18.

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